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New president says things can only get better.
Journalists access internet and get training from hubs set up and equipped in two provincial centres.
Interviews reflect sense of disappointment that new president hasn’t lived up to expectations.
Open atmosphere allows criticism to be freely aired and tough questions asked.
Government forces outnumbered four-to-one by dozens of unaccountable militias.
15 May 15
Only a handful of governors have been formally appointed, and local government is in chaos.
1 May 15
At debates in southern regions, speakers acknowledge that irrational emotion often blanks out common sense in public narratives, with sometimes fatal consequences.
21 Apr 15
Efforts to achieve equality at provincial level still falling far short.
21 Apr 15
Complaints that political parties are vehicles for personal advancement rather than public good.
13 Apr 15
Police say they are improving their response to demonstrations.
31 Mar 15
Spokespersons accused of failing to do their jobs.
25 Mar 15
Some local retailers resent incomers.
19 Mar 15
Decades of warfare and market instability have done ruinous harm.
18 Mar 15
Speakers at IWPR debates ask for more sensitive reporting of stories involving violence.
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